8th September

…donax ‘Golden Chain’ Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’ Arundo donax ‘Golden Chain’ Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ in full flower. Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ Ligustrum japonicum ‘Aureum’ Dregea sinensis Dregea sinensis Dregea sinensis 2016…

27th March

…time. This is Magnolia ‘Scented Gem’. Fairly crappy flower but gorgeous scent. Magnolia ‘Scented Gem’ Magnolia ‘Scented Gem’ Magnolia ‘Golden Gala’ just coming out but a few days from its…

20th April

…x williamsii ‘Caerhays’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ just leafing up in Tin Garden. Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix undensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Magnolia ‘Daybreak’ is darker than Magnolia ‘Peachy’ which is…

23rd November

…Beni-yutaka’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ with wonderful red autumn colour. The new leaves may be yellow but the winter colour is not! Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’ Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Golden Sun’…

31st May

…now from the 2012 cold winter I believe. Podocarpus ‘Blue Gem’ Podocarpus ‘Blue Gem’ The last few flowers on Michelia foveolata. Michelia foveolata Michelia foveolata Azalea ‘Moidart’ from afar. Azalea…

6th March

…hugely floriferous but it has lovely smooth bark. Rhododendron Golden Orieole var ‘Talavera’ Rhododendron Golden Orieole var ‘Talavera’ Magnolia sprengeri var diva faces the wind on the drive. Note the…

16th October

…a good show in the sales point. Celastrus orbiculatus Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ with larger yellow crab apples than seen elsewhere in this diary recently. Malus ‘Golden Hornet’ Another new entry…

3rd May

…tree. Gleditsia sinensis Gleditsia sinensis Davidia involucrata var. vilmorimana ‘Golden Birr’ has golden young leaves and originated in Birr Castle in Ireland. Davidia involucrata var. vilmorimana ‘Golden Birr’ Davidia involucrata…

29th November

…‘Golden Sunshine’ produces golden autumn colours as well as genuinely yellow leaves in the spring and summer. Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Salix udensis ‘Golden Sunshine’ Glyptostrobus pensilis ‘Wooly Mammoth’ has…

2nd February

…is very fine outside the front gate. Pale yellow. Golden Oriole var ‘Busaco’ has pink edging. Both are Caerhays bred. Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole Talavera’ Rhododendron ‘Golden Oriole Talavera’ Next to…